Author: Rebecca Gibson

Rebecca Gibson is a journalist for technologyrecord.com, where she reports on the latest news from Microsoft and its partner network.

 

 

Stephen Hawking to headline Future Decoded in November

Stephen Hawking to headline Future Decoded in November
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 October 2016

Renowned theoretical physicist to focus on subjects like artificial intelligence and machine learning

Optimising retail operations with the latest technologies

Optimising retail operations with the latest technologies
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 October 2016

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explores how advanced analytics, machine learning and the cloud are driving optimisation and accurate demand-driven inventory and assortment planning

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explores how new technologies are driving new efficiencies in retail

 

JustEnough named in the Gartner Challengers quadrant

JustEnough named in the Gartner Challengers quadrant
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 October 2016

Firm named in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications

PwC predicts data and analytics to transform transport and logistics sector

PwC predicts data and analytics to transform transport and logistics sector
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 October 2016

Report finds that digital technologies and data analytics will help to shape new business models

ABB to use Microsoft cloud to drive industrial transformation

ABB to use Microsoft cloud to drive industrial transformation
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 October 2016

Firms to empower digitisation in robotics, marine industry, electric vehicles and renewable energy

Accenture predicts AI will boost labour productivity by 40% by 2035

Accenture predicts AI will boost labour productivity by 40% by 2035
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 October 2016

Report also expects the technology to double annual economic growth rate in 12 developed economies

Banks to discuss big data and analytics at summit this October

Banks to discuss big data and analytics at summit this October
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 September 2016

Event aimed at banks who want to adopt new data technologies to overcome payment fraud

Renault-Nissan and Microsoft to use Azure to develop connected cars

Renault-Nissan and Microsoft to use Azure to develop connected cars
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 September 2016

Companies to create connected services and in-car productivity tools powered by the cloud

Ignite: Microsoft and Adobe reveal new cloud partnership

Ignite: Microsoft and Adobe reveal new cloud partnership
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 September 2016

Partnership will enable enterprises to benefit from Azure, Dynamics 365 and Adobe Marketing Cloud

Streamlining stock control at UK charity Sue Ryder

Streamlining stock control at UK charity Sue Ryder
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 September 2016

Sue Ryder aims to improve inventory management across its high street shops and several online stores with the help of K3 Retail

The UK charity aims to improve inventory management across stores with the help of K3 Retail

Real-time data a top priority for corporate banks, says Temenos

Real-time data a top priority for corporate banks, says Temenos
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 September 2016

New study finds 35% of corporates believe a lack of real-time data is a major operational challenge

Microsoft opens new Azure data centres in Germany

Microsoft opens new Azure data centres in Germany
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 September 2016

Centres offer a new, differentiated option to Microsoft Cloud services already available across Europe

Digital technology to transform automotive industry

Digital technology to transform automotive industry
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 September 2016

Microsoft predicts manufacturers will reimagine how they build cars

Microsoft helps epilepsy patients to predict seizures

Microsoft helps epilepsy patients to predict seizures
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 September 2016

MyCareCentric Epilepsy app leverages Microsoft Band, machine learning and Microsoft Azure

Personalising citizen services at East Hampshire District Council

Personalising citizen services at East Hampshire District Council
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 September 2016

Optevia is helping East Hampshire District Council to undertake its biggest-ever IT operations and citizen services transformation and go council tax-free by 2024

Optevia is helping East Hampshire District Council to undertake its biggest ever IT transformation

IT organisations must update network access policy to manage IoT devices

IT organisations must update network access policy to manage IoT devices
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 September 2016

Gartner also advises IT leaders to adopt wifi connectivity policies and other best practices

Driving productivity and growth at MEMIC

Driving productivity and growth at MEMIC
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 September 2016

Avanade’s Microsoft Dynamics CRM-based agency lifecycle management solution has helped US insurer MEMIC to expand its business

Avanade’s agency lifecycle management solution has helped US insurer MEMIC to expand its business

Bureau Veritas chooses Dassault Systèmes for ship design processes

Bureau Veritas chooses Dassault Systèmes for ship design processes
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 September 2016

Classification society to use ‘Designed for Sea’ to help customers build compliant vessels

Microsoft Azure and Office 365 now available in UK data centres

Microsoft Azure and Office 365 now available in UK data centres
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 September 2016

Businesses benefit from data residency and geo-redundant data replication in multiple data centres

Chinese manufacturers to spend US$127.5 billion on IoT by 2020

Chinese manufacturers to spend US$127.5 billion on IoT by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 September 2016

New IDC report predicts growth as industry shifts from production to services

Cloud solutions for better risk modelling

Cloud solutions for better risk modelling
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 September 2016

A complete cloud solution delivers efficient risk modelling with a wealth of benefits. We asked Pat Renzi how Milliman is delivering solutions with added value to drive collaboration

Pat Renzi explains how Milliman is delivering solutions with added value to drive collaboration

Public cloud services revenue to hit US$195 billion in 2020

Public cloud services revenue to hit US$195 billion in 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 August 2016

Worldwide spending will more than double over the next four years, predicts IDC

Transforming the financial services model

Transforming the financial services model
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 August 2016

We speak with Dimension Data’s Alex Bennett and Steve van den Heever to understand how banks can digitise processes and mobilise employees with Microsoft Office 365 and Skype for Business

Dimension Data’s Alex Bennett and Steve van den Heever explain how banks can digitise processes

Protecting customer data at the point of sale

Protecting customer data at the point of sale
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 August 2016

We speak to Microsoft’s Pinar Salk to understand how innovations in point-to-point encryption are helping retailers and merchants to provide a more secure POS experience for their customers

Microsoft’s Pinar Salk tells us how innovation in point-to-point encryption is helping retailers

Datapipe acquires adapt to extend managed cloud services

Datapipe acquires adapt to extend managed cloud services
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 August 2016

Companies will provide cloud solutions for enterprises wanting to enhance or extend their capabilitie

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